Products & Product Reviews

Products & Product Reviews

When Constructing an Amateur Radio Antenna, Think Aluminum

Aluminum provides Amateur Radio antenna builders with a hat trick of benefits: good conductivity, easy handling due to its light weight, and signal-receiving capability that doesn’t degrade over time. Add […]

DX Engineering’s Color-Coded Ferrite Toroids
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DX Engineering’s Color-Coded Ferrite Toroids

If you purchase ferrite components from most manufacturers, you’ll find that they all look pretty much alike: dark grey beads and toroids and rods without markings or other identification. This […]

HAM Radio 101 / Products & Product Reviews

How to Use DX Engineering’s Custom Cable Builder

Looking for a smart way to improve station performance without making a big investment? A good place to start is installing quality coaxial cables and connectors. How you choose to […]

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Ham Fair Wrap-Up: The Latest Products from Ham Fair in Japan

More than 42,000 Hams from around the world flocked to this year’s Ham Fair (August 31-September 1) in Tokyo, hoping to get a first look at what’s on the horizon […]

HAM Radio 101 / Products & Product Reviews

SOTABeams WOLFWAVE–What it Is and How it Can Help You

Today’s Word of the Day comes courtesy of SOTABeams, creator of the breakthrough WOLFWAVE Advanced Audio Processor, now available from DX Engineering. Connect the WOLFWAVE to your headphones or speaker […]

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Choosing an Active Magnetic Receiving Antenna

Whether you’re a Ham Radio operator, AM DXer, or short-wave listener, active magnetic receiving antennas offer distinct listening advantages over more common antennas—most notably lower-noise reception and the ability to […]

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How a Receiver Guard Electronic RF Limiter Can Protect Your Investment

The front-end of your radio’s receiver is vulnerable to a host of over-voltage villains. Radio frequency (RF) spikes rank at the top of the most-feared list. The good news for […]

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Advantages of Receive Four-Square and Eight Circle Array Systems

For Amateur Radio enthusiasts interested in HF operation, short wave listening and AM DXing, there are several dedicated receive-only antenna options from which to choose, including the EWE, Flag, Pennant, […]

HAM Radio 101 / Products & Product Reviews

Word of the Day: ICOM IC-9700 VHF/UHF/1.2 GHz Transceiver

In our last Word of the Day column, we talked about the details of DX Engineering’s first Hamfest—a free event August 10, 2019, at the Summit Racing Equipment Retail Super […]

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Why Deburring is Essential When Building Antennas

To deburr or not to deburr? Any Ham Radio do-it-yourselfer who has suffered a painful cut while working with machined metal or plastic tubing knows there can only be one […]